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What I Learned this Week: #37

Sunday, February 4   – Saturday, February 11

The Week in Working for a Corporation:  Over the course of my long-ish work career, I’m always fascinated by the Human Relations part of the job. 798 more words

What I Learned This Week

Blue Willow Special

Blue Willow. They are common, everyday dishes. The pattern has been around since the 18th Century, massed produced in various countries, and widely used in diners and restaurants in the 1920s to serve up a hardy, inexpensive meal, commonly called “Blue Plate Special.” The plates are so familiar that unless you’re a collector, you probably wouldn’t give them a second glance at a second-hand shop. 422 more words

The Harvey Girls

They wore black dresses covered by starched white pinafores, opaque black stockings, black shoes, and hairnets secured with a regulation white ribbon. They were The Harvey Girls who could serve a meal in thirty minutes that included fillet of whitefish with Madeira sauce or… 501 more words

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Interrogation—Terri Lynn Coop

Who: Terri Lynn Coop

What: A recovering lawyer, antique dealer, and writer. Her first novel, a legal thriller called DEVIL’S DEAL, is available via Amazon. 1,142 more words

comfort food

It is so easy

To enjoy tomato soup

Just add a grilled cheese

©2017 Annette Rochelle Aben

Inspirations

The Blue Plate Special

Comfort food often harkens back to one’s childhood. There are cozy memories of having eaten such foods and getting that warm fuzzy feeling. Sometimes they helped us get over a stressful situation or past a fear. 283 more words

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